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Launch of STS-135 (audio)

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] The crackling thunder of space shuttle Atlantis’ twin Solid Rocket Boosters fades into the humid Florida sky during the final launch of NASA’s space shuttle program, STS-135, bringing the curtain down on a 30-year old technological marvel. Note:  if the audio player doesn’t appear, click the title (Launch […]

Space shuttle Endeavour liftoff, STS-134, Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

Launch of STS-134 (audio)

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Launch of space shuttle Endeavour, as recorded at the busy Banana Creek viewing site.  From this distance, Endeavour is already well into her roll program before the sound of launch completely overwhelms the microphone. Note:  if the audio player doesn’t appear, click the title (Launch of STS-134) to […]

Launch of STS-133 (audio)

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Space shuttle Discovery roars into orbit, the crackling thunder of her twin Solid Rocket Boosters threatening to overwhelm the microphone. Note:  if the audio player doesn’t appear, click the title (Launch of STS-133) to view the actual post.


Chew Baby Chew (audio)

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] If a beaver chews on branches and there’s nobody to hear, does it make a sound?  As it turns out, yes it does (265KB MP3). Note:  if the audio player doesn’t appear, click the title (Chew Baby Chew) to view the actual post.

Coyote, Doughnut Island, Toronto Islands

Conversations (audio)

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] The lonely call of a Toronto Island coyote on a still November night (919KB MP3). Note:  if the audio player doesn’t appear, click the title (Conversations) to view the actual post.

Wet Meadow Action (audio)

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] The ponds behind Ward’s Beach have enough water to actually kayak through the beaver channels. If you haven’t heard our local toadsong recently, it can be a wonderfully alien sound (2.3MB MP3). Note:  if the audio player doesn’t appear, click the title (Wet Meadow Action) to view the […]


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